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Celebrating 145 Years!

St. John’s UCC will celebrate its 145th anniversary on Sunday, September 9.  The celebration begins with the 10:30 a.m. worship service and continues with a prepared luncheon in Opperman Hall following the worship service.  Current and former members, as well … Continue reading

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The Walls of Jericho…

The walls of Jericho may have come tumbling down, but our chimney will not!  Over time, the weather has taken its toll on the mortar holding the bricks together on the church chimney.  We could not renew our insurance policy … Continue reading

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Samaritan’s Purse: ‘It’s Christ Who Is at Work Here’ Pastor Ramon Rodriguez, Puerto Rico

Excerpts from Franklin Graham’s June Update: Reverend Franklin Graham reports that eight months after last September’s hurricanes, our neighbors in the Caribbean are still hurting. Parts of Puerto Rico remain in the dark with no power. Only a few hundred … Continue reading

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Heifer Mission Project Update

The 2018 Mission Project sponsored by the Board of Christian Education is Heifer International.  Donations from January through April total $1223.18.  Monthly birthday money helping to support this project is $521.95, and the Lenten offering boxes totaled $701.23. Here is … Continue reading

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Summer Hours Begin Sunday, June 3, 2018

St. John’s UCC begins its summer hours for Sunday School and Worship on Sunday, June 3.  Adult Sunday School classes begin at 9:00 a.m., and Worship begins at 10:00 a.m.  Children’s hour takes place during the worship service hour.  The … Continue reading

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Landscaping Project at St. John’s UCC in Early June

St. John’s is on schedule to have shrubs and bushes removed and new plantings installed during early June.  Therefore, we will not be asking for our usual Mother’s Day flowers this year.  If you would like to make a contribution … Continue reading

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Food Pantry in Need of Supplies

You will notice that the food pantry shelves empty out quickly, especially after the third Saturday distribution takes place.  Out of our abundance, we need to meet the needs of others.  On a Sunday morning, open your cupboard door and … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for Sunday, June 24:  Almighty God, in your loving wisdom, you have made the weak strong.  Renew us within so that nothing we face around us can undermine our faith or cause our despair.  Calm all of the … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

If you would like to volunteer for helping serve at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima on Tuesday,  July 24,  please sign up on the bulletin board in the sanctuary.  Helpers are always welcome.

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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